Industry Precedent: Suppliers invited to give feedback on upcoming ISO/TS 16949 Standard Revision

May 16, 2016

In a historic move by the International Automotive Task Force (IATF), automotive suppliers were invited to a recent international stakeholder conference to give feedback and make suggestions on what changes should be included in the revision of the international automotive quality standard to be released in December 2016.

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Join AIAG at the 2016 Supply Chain Summit

May 16, 2016

The 2016 Supply Chain Summit will be here soon! The all-day event, which will be held in Livonia, Michigan on Tuesday, June 14th, will focus on “Automotive Supply Chain Risk Management Tools and Best Practices.”

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AIAG’S TIER ONE CSR TASK TEAM TACKLES NEED TO SIMPLIFY COMPLEXITY IN SUB-TIER SUPPLY CHAIN

May 11, 2016

The automotive industry continues to operate under a number of different standards, with respect to managing the Quality Management System (QMS) requirements at the Tier One and sub-tier supply chain levels. While ISO/TS 16949 and VDA 6.3 are the most common and most recognized standards, many other global OEMs do not subscribe to either of these two major standards; instead, they manage their supply chain according to internal standards and requirements. Although a number of OEMs recognize and operate to the ISO/TS or VDA standards, each manufacturer also mandates a plethora of additional Customer-Specific Requirements (CSR) to their supply chain.

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FVL OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE SAYS MEXICO LOGISTICS CAPACITY IS JOB ONE

May 04, 2016


AIAG’s FVL Oversight Committee says addressing logistics capacity challenges in Mexico is Job One for the industry right now. The new FVL Oversight Committee is the automotive industry’s sounding board on all things related to logistics, and is comprised of 11 selected individuals from among OEMs, rail, ocean, trucking, service providers, and advisors who represent the voice of the industry and guide AIAG to industry pain points.

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Registration Now Open for Weeklong Executive Seminar on Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

May 04, 2016

Wayne State University, in cooperation with AIAG, is offering a one-week, automotive-industry focused, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Seminar designed to provide purchasing and supply chain executives with the knowledge and skills to significantly improve company supply chain management contributions to cost, financial, and overall performance.

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Where to Begin Your Automotive Training

Apr 29, 2016

Wondering where to start on your company’s road to standards compliance success?

Let’s say you’re a newer supplier to the auto industry and you’re eager to make sure your company and employees meet and exceed supply chain quality standards.

Or you’re an experienced supplier but realize that your team members could be a little stronger when it comes to knowledge of corporate responsibility compliance standards in such areas as environmental compliance, conflict minerals reporting, or supply chain sustainability.

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AIAG Revises Supply Safe™ Pricing Structure for Universal Affordability

Apr 26, 2016

AIAG’s Supply Safe program —a common system to help automotive importers and their suppliers comply with the federal government’s Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) — has debuted a new tiered pricing structure to make the program affordable to virtually any company in the industry.

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AIAG’S NEW PROBLEM SOLVING SURVEY RESULTS LIGHT PATH FOR FUTURE PROJECTS

Apr 21, 2016

AIAG’s 2015 Quality 2020 study found that OEMs and suppliers both rank problem solving as one of the  most critical issues impacting quality. AIAG has formed a team of industry volunteers serving on a Problem Solving Ad Hoc Committee to study the situation and propose future projects to help improve problem solving effectiveness.

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Last Chance to register for AIAG’s 2016 CR Summit

Apr 20, 2016

Are you well informed on the issues that are important to your company? Are your organization’s efforts to identify risk effective? Do you have strategies in place to identify those risks and better manage the outcome?

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Live and Via WebEx: Water Management in the Automotive Supply Chain

Apr 20, 2016

AIAG's Greenhouse Gas Workgroup has developed a complimentary training session to increase suppliers’ awareness of water management and how to report via the CDP Water Supply Chain.

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